Author Archives: biochembelle

Where we might boldly go

Today marks the 50 years since Star Trek made its television debut. For some, Star Trek is just another show. But for some of us, that fictional universe broadened our horizons. My parents were just kids when Star Trek premiered. … Continue reading

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(Not) finding the time

Needless to say, blogging has taken a back seat in my world over the last year or so. Why is that? Well, it’s many things. First, it was adjusting to a new job outside in a new city. The relocation … Continue reading

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Methods and missions

What do I want to do?  It’s a question that we face time and again. At different times, it’s focused on different aspects of our lives and to different depths – from “What do I want to do for dinner?” … Continue reading

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Changing Course, Part 8: Looking to the next – not the last – step

Sorry for the long break, folks! Back to the broadcast… Previously in Changing course, biochembelle had arrived at some critical tasks and timelines for starting her transition to the world outside academic research. There was much to do – but where to … Continue reading

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Changing course, Part 7: Moving forward

There’s this sense that, by the time you’re 30, you’ll have your life figured out. At least there was for me. It wasn’t really conscious, for the most part. It was just there. I had just turned 31, and I was tossing … Continue reading

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